Adaptation Of Bananas In Woody Allen's Don Quixote

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What is an adaptation? According to the Oxford dictionary, adapt is “making (something) suitable for a new use or purpose, in other words to modify. So why do artists such as, writers, filmmakers, musician and painters tend to make revamp old things to suit a new purpose, but there is a time when these adaptions tend to go off to a new piece with little hints of the old masterpiece, this is shown in a novel by Miguel de CervantesDon Quixote”. The Don Quixote piece was adapted into films, novel, song pieces and art pieces. Each of these adaptations had similar elements, the windmills and characters such as Don Quixote, Sancho Panza and Dulcinea. This semester we saw various films, and read various remakes of Don Quixote, in this paper it…show more content…
The main character falls in love with a female character that have quixotic features, wanting to change the world and therefore involve in many clubs and organization opposite to the main character, in a way the main character could represent Sancho. Here is the twist, after being dump, the main character decided he want to be a somebody and to impressed his ex ends up in the fiction island of San Marco, after some mishaps and the dictator trying to get rid of both the main character and the rebels and later rebels helping him out, the main character join the group. Later he become the leader of the island and return home in which he was sent to court for trying to take over the USA “from within and without” later to be sent free with the punishment of not moving in to his neighborhood. The film was a satire of politics, the same how Cervantes novel was a satire of chilrary romance. The full component and the concrete presentation of Don Quixote was not present, but hints of characteristic were such as having the main character in Bananas seek adventure to impress a…show more content…
These contents would be the atomic bomb, to feminism and humor were all incorporated in each piece, making fun of the radical situation of that time. Of course, there will be different from the original work to new ones, the unique style is taken in consideration, Welles takes back ownership of his artistic work to Salt’s blacklist and experiment to episodic and adventures works and Allen’s style of political humor each taking this eccentric character fully or spiritual and allow him to stand out the bubble of normality in their
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